Janelle Nanos

Janelle is a business reporter at the Boston Globe, covering retail, restaurants, and consumer culture. She thrives on diving deep into the ideas, people, and businesses that drive Boston’s economy. She has previously worked at Boston Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, and New York Magazine, and she currently teaches a class in magazine writing at Boston College. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. She is a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism.

Latest stories

Ocean Spray wades into new waters with a line of tea tonics and oat milk elixirs

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Massachusetts cranberry farmers have been struggling for years, and Ocean Spray is scrambling to innovate, charging an in-house team with creating new products made with cranberries — fast.

Target is opening a small store near downtown Boston

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The small-format concept store at 100 Cambridge St. will occupy 11,000 square feet — far less space than a standard-size Target.

At Polar Park, there’ll be no line to pay for snacks — Left Field Market will be cashier-less

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Cameras and phone apps will replace cashiers in a retail experiment at the Worcester Red Sox’ new ballfield — the first of its kind in any pro sports arena in the country.

HubWeek showcase comes to life in the Seaport

By and , Globe Staff

The offerings include musical performances, digital art experiences, and dozens of speakers kicking around wild concepts.